What are people saying about us?
Manny Pasqualini, Community Power Agency
The diversity present within this year’s cohort is another major highlight for me. To be able to spend this time learning and practicing day in and day out with people from right across the country and right across the breadth of the climate action movement has been an honour. To share this time and space with two wonderfully inspiring indigenous Australians has filled a gap in my education until now and opened up a real sense of belonging to an Australia that I want to be a part of.
Bob Bingaman, Sierra Club National Organizing Director
There is no better place to learn the craft of organizing, then immediately apply those learning to today’s most relevant climate and environmental campaigns, than the Community Organizing Fellowship. The program is an in-depth immersion into the craft of grassroots organizing. Going through this program will transform campaigners and how they think about and implement campaigns which build grassroots power to achieve significant environmental victories.
Meghan Halverson, Queensland Koala Crusaders
Ben Margetts, Australian Youth Climate Coalition 2007
Cherry Muddle, Australian Marine Conservation Society
Leigh Ewbank, Yes2Renewables coordinator
By creating a ‘community of practice’ of organisers, those behind the fellowship have shown strategic leadership. The relationships the program has cultivated (within the cohort and between alumni) will pay dividends.